Saved by the stick: Suspected carjacker can’t drive

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Jaelyn Alexander, 25 (Photo Courtesy of WESH)

(WESH)  A Florida carjacking attempt was thwarted Tuesday when the would-be thief was unable to drive the stick shift vehicle he tried to steal.

Officials with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Jaelyn Alexander, 25, carjacked an elderly man a little before noon.

He quickly realized he couldn’t drive the manual transmission car that he’d gotten into, so deputies said he stole another car and took off.

Deputies said they spotted Alexander a short time later and he was taken into custody.

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